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What You Need to Know: Oct. 22

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 22.

Posted: Oct 22, 2018 9:14 AM
Updated: Oct 22, 2018 11:29 AM

Reckless Driver Arrested 

Chico police say 25-year-old Justin Melton of Oroville was seen driving recklessly refusing to pull over for police. As he continued driving with officers in pursuit, he hit and damaged a traffic light. He was then arrested.

Person Hospitalized After Water Truck Fire

One person has been hospitalized with serious burns after a water truck caught fire in Butte County. It happened yesterday on a rural road near Berry Creek. Cal Fire got a call around 3:45 p.m. on Sunday and by the time crews arrived the fire was out. The driver was flown to a nearby hospital to be treated for burns. 

Los Molinos Residents Protest Sex Offender Rehab Center

People are protesting a nearby new facility that is housing sex offenders in Los Molinos. Protestors that gathered yesterday say the rehab building is too close to the high school a half a mile away. The Elijah House accepts sex offenders if they committed an offense while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. 

Authorities Investigating Burned Remains Found in Concow Home

Authorities are looking into whether human remains found at a burned home in Concow are that of a missing woman. Experts from Chico State's Anthropology Department are helping identify the remains.

Sheriff's Office Investigating Video of 8-Year-Old Being Handcuffed by Officers

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is investigating video of an eight-year-old Chico Boy being handcuffed and surrounded by officers. Sheriff Honea said deputies tried to restrain him before putting him in handcuffs. The boy's father says his son has an anti-social disorder and plans to file charges. 

Traffic Alert: New Light in Gridley 

A new traffic signal and road improvements will be in use for the first time today at the intersection of East Gridley and Larkin roads in Gridley. 

Last Day to Register to Vote

Today is the last day to register to vote in California. Voter registration can be completed online, just click on the link

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3147735

Reported Deaths: 36846
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles106550515184
San Bernardino2628581594
Riverside2585322777
San Diego2255582344
Orange2214932625
Santa Clara964351181
Kern89095590
Fresno847441043
Sacramento828611157
Alameda69693886
Ventura64404507
San Joaquin59395808
Contra Costa54416487
Stanislaus43938788
Tulare42759531
Monterey37285259
San Mateo33731340
San Francisco30027278
Santa Barbara26514264
Solano26494111
Imperial25562493
Merced25048324
Sonoma24761247
Kings19760160
Placer17675188
San Luis Obispo16437151
Madera13781151
Santa Cruz12687130
Marin11930163
Yolo11014138
Shasta9920129
Butte9711134
El Dorado800259
Sutter792783
Napa782847
Lassen526916
San Benito514348
Yuba504929
Tehama446846
Tuolumne344340
Nevada329674
Mendocino325635
Amador304232
Lake268132
Humboldt249425
Glenn198522
Colusa18549
Calaveras167223
Siskiyou148413
Mono11354
Inyo100729
Del Norte8732
Plumas6055
Modoc3873
Mariposa3464
Trinity3054
Sierra880
Alpine730
Unassigned00
Chico
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Oroville
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Chico
Cloudy
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Hi: 44° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 34°
Red Bluff
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Hi: 32° Lo: 14°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Mostly Cloudy
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Hi: 46° Lo: 32°
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Chico
Mostly Cloudy
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Hi: 50° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 34°
Several inches of rain along with multiple feet of snow will fall Tuesday through Friday with the biggest winter storm so far this season. A widespread hard freeze will be seen in the valley Monday night.
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